I was meant to do a post on water marbling for nails but I've been ill for three weeks now and had absolutely no inclination to write an in-depth dissection of marbling...
Anyway, in celebration of my sister's birthday last Saturday (HI!), I have dug out an old mani that she remembered and mentioned when I
So the first one, is a ladybird-themed manicure. Super simple and super adorable.
|[Ladybug: Milani Red Sparkle, LA Colors Black Velvet; Others: Zoya Ivanka]|
Once you've done, that using your polish brush or spotting tool, place black spots on the nail randomly. Finish with a straight-across french tip in black and coat with topcoat. All done!
|[Ladybug: Milani Gold Glitz, LA Colors Black Velvet; Others: Zoya Ivanka]|
Next - a simple chequerboard pattern (plus bling). Excuse the messiness and crap pics; these are quite old.
|[Chequers: Color Club Wild At Heart, Nubar Verde, LA Colors Black Velvet, red square rhinestones]|
After doing the base, cover the upper half of each nail in tape and do the bottom black square. Remove tape and let dry. You can topcoat, before taping off and doing the upper black section, but I usually just freehand it. Add some bling in the centre to hide any unsightly join-ups!
|[With flash: Color Club Wild At Heart, Nubar Verde, LA Colors Black Velvet, red square rhinestones]|
Hope this inspires! I definitely will get around to posting about marbling sometime!